radiotoxic


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radiotoxic

(rā′dē-ō-tŏk′sĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a radioactive substance that is toxic to living cells or tissues: the radiotoxic effects of radium on bone.

ra′di·o·tox·ic′i·ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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